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Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders. We want them to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best. As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands. We can model and teach the skills that will equip them to […]

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Parents, teachers and community members can all agree – we want healthy, happy kids. Teachers have endless requirements and curriculum standards to meet, one of which is teaching students some of the basics of nutrition. But nutrition isn’t always as straightforward as one might think, especially with kids. Teaching children about nutrition is tricky. It’s […]

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

There is no getting away from it – our kids are becoming increasingly less active as technology continues to provide appealing alternatives to traditional play and activities. We all know the potential health effects not being active enough can have on our children, so let’s focus on some actionable ways to encourage our children to […]

The Ultimate Test Of Your Social Skills

The Ultimate Test Of Your Social Skills

  It can be easy to imagine we possess reasonable social skills, because we know how to maintain conversation with strangers and – every now and then – manage to make a whole table laugh. But there’s a test far sterner than this, surprising in its ability to trip us up: the challenge of having […]

Refugee Children Miss School To Renew Asylum Permits

Refugee Children Miss School To Renew Asylum Permits

Chido, Esther and Irvin, aged 12, ten and six respectively, are missing school. Instead of going to class they are queuing at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Pretoria to renew their asylum-seeking papers. “I grew up in these long queues, coming to get our asylum papers,” says Chido. Her family is originally from Zimbabwe […]

Nigeria Loses 100 Children and Six Women To Poor Nutrition Every Hour’

Nigeria Loses 100 Children and Six Women To Poor Nutrition Every Hour’

A Washington DC-based international health and enhanced food nutrition organization, HarvestPlus, has reported that Nigeria loses a whopping 100 children and six women every hour to lack of proper nutrition. The Chief Executive Officer of the body, Mrs Beverly Postma told a group of select journalists at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA on […]

Phrases That Can Change Your Child’s Life

Phrases That Can Change Your Child’s Life

Giving your children the freedom to try, fail, and get back up 1) “I still believe in you.” I’ll never forget when one of my special education students hurt his pet and word spread throughout the school. He came into my classroom prepared for me to write him off like everyone else had done. I gathered my […]

Kenya Women Having Fewest Children In East Africa

Kenya Women Having Fewest Children In East Africa

Kenyan women are having the lowest number of children in East Africa, translating to smaller family sizes compared to their counterparts in Burundi and Uganda, which are leading the region’s child bearing race. A newly released report shows that Kenya’s fertility rate — average births per woman — has stagnated at 3.9, or about four […]

Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands. We can model and teach the skills that will equip them to lead themselves and others in this hyper-competitive world, or we can allow them to fall victim to the kind of thinking that makes them slaves to the status quo. […]

Children Flee Al-Shabaab Recruitment In Somalia

Children Flee Al-Shabaab Recruitment In Somalia

More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by al-Shabab militants in central Somalia have arrived in the coastal town of Adale, seeking the government’s protection, officials said. Adale is a key trading town in the Middle Shabelle region, 220 kilometers northeast of Mogadishu. In an interview with VOA Somali, the town’s district commissioner, Muse Mohamed […]

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